Some may say that the journey is more important than the destination, but both are crucial ingredients for the perfect road trip. Whether you want to enjoy a drive on the most scenic roads, take a family vacation to a national park, or perhaps a combination of both, the following resources will help you plan your next epic road trip.
National parks are the ultimate road trip destinations. Check out everything you need to know to plan a national park road trip, and view our in-depth national park guides for some of the most popular parks in the country below.
Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park is a wonderland of mountain peaks, lakes, waterfalls, and wildlife.
Acadia National Park
Acadia draws millions of visitors each year with its extensive hiking and biking trails, 27-mile scenic drive, rugged beaches, and rich history.
Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park protects the Joshua tree’s habitat along with many other plants and animals that call the desert home.
Not sure where your next road trip will take you? Pick any of the drives below and you are guaranteed to have an amazing adventure. Our guides include maps, trip highlights, can’t-miss stops, and fascinating history for some of the most epic roads in the U.S.
Route 66 is the quintessential embodiment of the Great American Road Trip and all its greatest promises.
Blue Ridge Parkway
This 469-mile-long road carries travelers between two popular national parks in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway
Almost everything you see on a drive along Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway was formed by volcanic activity.
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